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Wilderness Medical Society practice guidelines for wilderness emergency care

Author: William W Forgey; Wilderness Medical Society.
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Falcon Guide, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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These practice guidelines are the official statement of the Wilderness Medical Society on the best methodology for handling prehospital care for illness and injury occurring in wilderness areas.

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Genre/Form: Practice Guideline
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William W Forgey; Wilderness Medical Society.
ISBN: 0762741023 9780762741021
OCLC Number: 65341035
Description: ix, 124 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Wilderness evacuation --
Myocardial infarction, acute coronary syndromes, and CPR --
Submersion injuries --
Traumatic brain injury --
Spinal injury --
Wound management --
Burn management --
Orthopedic injuries --
Eye pathology --
High-altitude illness --
Hypothermia --
Frostbite/immersion foot --
Heat-related illnesses --
Lightning injuries --
Field water disinfection --
Oral fluid and electrolyte replacement --
Botanical encounters --
Marine envenomations and poisonings --
Wild land-animal attacks --
Reptile envenomations --
Arthropod envenomations --
Tick-transmitted diseases --
Substance abuse in wilderness settings --
Anxiety and stress reactions in the wilderness --
Wilderness medical kits --
Immunizations.
Other Titles: Practice guidelines for wilderness emergency care
Responsibility: edited by William W. Forgey.
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